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Accra Lions seal historic promotion into Ghana Premier League

Accra Lions seal historic promotion into Ghana Premier League

Division One side Accra Lions on Sunday made history by qualifying for to play in the Ghana Premier League for the first time in their history after an emphatic 3-1 victory over Danbort FC. 

A brace from midfielder Dominic Nsobila and one from Oliver A ensured the Lions roared their way into Ghana’s top-flight football.

It was a short trip to Nungua to climax a long campaign for premier League action.

After a slow start, midfielder Dominic Nsobila broke the deadlock on 29 minutes to put Accra Lions in the lead before half time.

Accra Lions returned from the break more hungrier and just four minutes after the start of the second half, winger Oliver Amedor doubled the lead.

Nsobila added his second of the day with five minutes left and put the game beyond the hosts.

But despite being 3-0 down, Danbort scored in injury time to earn a consolation.

It is the first time Accra Lions are earning promotion to the top tier after an impressive campaign which saw them go neck-to-neck with Tema Youth in Zone III.

They now join Bibiani Gold Stars as the two of the three Division one teams to earn promotion into next season’s Ghana Premier League.

Zone one of the division is not yet decided despair Bofaoakwa Tano leading the table.

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